Rural Medicine Specialist

This is a full time, permanent opportunity in a 28 bed general hospital servicing a scattered, rural population of 24,000 and a huge influx of summer tourists. The hospital has a general, paediatric and maternity wards, an emergency department and out patient clinics with all the supporting services, and is, in turn, supported by a regional general hospital.

The range of medical care presenting is complex and interesting and this is a role for a physician who loves challenges.

  • provide medical care to patients presenting to the emergency department and refer as appropriate
  • conduct out patient clinics
  • manage in patients 
  • work as part of a team
  • undertake administrative duties as required
  • undertake clinical teaching of junior doctors and students as required
  • Eligible for vocational registration in rural medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification 
  • Broad base of general medical experience and a proven ability to practice safely as a sole Medical Officer in an isolated rural setting, dealing with a wide range of general medical/surgical conditions,
    including emergency stabilisation and treatments before transfer of critically ill patients
  • driving licence

  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa basic
  • 6 weeks holiday per year
  • reimbursement of medical practice costs
  • relocation expenses
If you wish to apply for this role please forward your CV for immediate consideration.